Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Delaney

Luke Daniel

USA

Luke Delaney

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.08.1979
Birthplace:  Miami, Florida
Marital status:  
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Selection date:  06.12.2021
Selection group:  NASA-23
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Major, retired, U.S. Marine Corps, grew up in Debary, Florida. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from University of North Florida and a master's degree in aerospace engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a distinguished naval aviator who participated in exercises throughout the Asia Pacific region and conducted combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As a test pilot, he executed numerous flights evaluating weapon systems integration, and he served as a test pilot instructor. Delaney most recently worked as a research pilot at NASA's Langley Research Center, in Hampton, Virginia, where he supported airborne science missions. Including his NASA career, Delaney logged more than 3,700 flight hours on 48 models of jet, propeller, and rotary wing aircraft.

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Last update on January 13, 2022.

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